UFW, Foundation to host fundraising screenings of Chavez film

Poster César Chávez Movie.

The United Farm Workers (UFW) and the UFW Foundation will screen “Cesar Chavez: An American Hero” at a series of special red carpet events planned in California cities and Washington, D.C. during the movie's opening weekend. Money raised at these special events will help to support both the UFW and the UFW Foundation.

Scheduled local screenings include:

—March 28: Fundraising Reception: UFW Office, 920 S. ‘A’ St., Oxnard, 6-7 p.m., followed by 7:45 p.m. screening at Plaza Cinemas 14, 255 W. Fifth St.

—March 30: 5 p.m. screening at The Landmark, 10850 W. Pico Blvd., West Los Angeles, followed by fundraising reception and program at Westside Tavern (same complex).

Tickets for the different events are on sale now and can be purchased online: http://www.ufw.org

For more information contact Teresa Romero (UFW), (661) 823-6105, or Ian Dougherty (UFW FoundationJ, (323) 264-2700.


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  • Saturday, September 20

    San Fernando Region Congress, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Alemany HS, 11111 Alemany Dr., Mission Hills; $. (818) 365-5123.

    “Day of Reflection: The Word Is in Your Heart,” led by Bob Hurd, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Anthony Church, 2511 S. C St., Oxnard; $. (805) 469-6293.

    Centering Prayer, introductory workshop, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Holy Spirit Retreat Center, 4316 Lanai Rd., Encino. (818) 784-4515.

    “Learn Natural Family Planning,” course presented by Couple to Couple League (also Oct. 11, Nov. 8), 9:30 a.m., St. Charles Borromeo Church, North Hollywood. (818) 994-2110.

    Holy Name of Jesus School90th Anniversary, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 2190 W. 31st St., L.A. (323) 731-1830.

    “Lyrics & Laughter,” benefit dinner-auction for Little Sisters of the Poor, 6 p.m., Norris Pavilion, 501 Indian Peak Rd., Rolling Hills Estates; $. (310-548-0625.

     “Lyrics & Laughter,” benefit dinner-auction for Little Sisters of the Poor, 6 p.m., Norris Pavilion, 501 Indian Peak Rd., Rolling Hills Estates; $. (310-548-0625.

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